• As we look forward to celebrating the 30th year of the Chamber’s Outstanding Business Achievement Awards (OBAA), the excitement is building. This year’s OBAA Night will take place on Friday, October 18, 2019, at the Imperial Theatre in downtown Sarnia.





    Title Sponsor



    Past Chair Committee


    sponsored by Cargill Ltd

    • High Park Company
    • Hog Wild Farms
    • Penta TMR
    • Podolinsky Equipment Ltd. (winner)
    • Sipkens Nurseries

    Business of the Year

    sponsored by Scotiabank

    • Dragonfly Media
    • Guardian Real Estate Management
    • Nova Chemicals (winner)
    • Royal Protective Services Sarnia

    Cool Place to Work

    sponsored by TMRRW Inc

    • Blackwater Coffee Company
    • EXIT Realty Twin Bridges (winner)
    • Rally Engineering
    • Rebound
    • TWD Technologies
    • The Painted Cat

    Exporter of the Year

    sponsored by Global Affairs

    • AG Event Graphics (winner)
    • New England Arbors
    • Zen Yarn Garden

    Health Safety and Environmental Leadership

    sponsored by Sarnia Lambton Environmental Association
    and Industial Education Cooperative

    • Ontario Choice Tree Service
    • Terrapure Environmental (winner)


    sponsored by Cogeco

    • Children’s Aid Society of Sarnia Lambton
    • Goodwill
    • Grace United Church
    • Helen Lomax Pathways & Transitions (winner)
    • RBC

    Marketing and Promotions

    sponsored by Bluewater Power

    • FortyHours
    • Greg’s Auto Detailing
    • PM Entertainment Group & Foundation (winner)


    sponsored by Lehder

    • Family Counselling Centre
    • Lambton Elderly Outreach
    • Safe Communities Sarnia-Lambton
    • Sarnia Community Foundation (winner)
    • Twin Bridges NPLC
    • Workplace Group

    Outstanding Customer Service – Business

    sponsored by RBC Royal Bank

    • A Taste of Britain
    • Big Fish
    • Bluewater Hearing (winner)
    • Deb’s Shoe Gallery
    • Math Plus Tutors
    • Young Drivers of Canada – Sarnia
    • Tourism Sarnia-Lambton
    • Mortgage Wellness
    • Freshii
    • Skin Glow Aesthetic Boutique
    • LBM Consulting/Selectpath

    Social Responsibility

    sponsored by Pinchin Ltd

    • Bushido Sing Judo/Jiu-jitsu Club
    • Lambton College (winner)
    • Preferred Towing
    • Sarnia Green Drinks


    sponsored by CIBC

    • Cogeco
    • Leadwave (tied – winner)
    • Corporation of the City of Sarnia (tied – winner)

    Business Leadership

    sponsored by Sarnia Lambton Economic Partnership

    • Julie Jenkins, EXIT Realty Twin Bridges
    • Judith Morris, Lambton College (winner)
    • Bill Yurchuk, Lambton Elderly Outreach
    • Lindsay Davey, Tiny Tots Sensory Baby Toys & Sewing Club


    sponsored by Sarnia Lambton Business Development Corporation

    • Adaleah Lacey, Adaleah Lacey Photography
    • Dean Haldenby, Haldenby Financial Group
    • Liwordson Vijayabalan, TMRRW (winner)


    Member of the Year

    sponsored by Imperial Theatre

    • Dave Watson, Goodwill (winner)
    • Michael John Kooy, RBC Dominion Securities


    Outstanding Customer Service – Individual

    sponsored by Air Canada

    • Dave Duguay, Blackwater Coffee Company (winner)
    • Donna Paddock, Danske Industries
    • Christian Willemsen, The Co-operators
    • David Burrows, The Show with David Burrows
    • Caroline Bekkers, Canadian Cancer Society
    • Aaron Deactis, DeGroot’s Nurseries
    • Danielle Edgar, Lambton Pharmacy
    • David Pugh, Ontario Choice Tree Service
    • Cara Quinn, Skin Glow Aesthetic Boutique
    • Alexa Pape, Young Drivers of Canada – Sarnia
    • Luc Berube, Leadwave

    Chamber Champion

    sponsored by Past Presidents

    • Franco Filia, Co-operators  (winner)

Partners and Sponsors